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Mid Devon (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 95868 22414


SS 9422-9522 BAMPTON CASTLE STREET, (east side), Bampton

14/39 Castle Grove 5.4.66


House in use as retirement home. Circa early to mid C19 with and C18 wing. Stone rubble, whitewashed and stuccoed to the front elevation with a slate roof, hipped at ends, C18 wing gabled at end. Left end stack and 2 axial stacks to main block, end stack to wing, all with brick shafts. Plan: Main block on a west-east axis with the main entrance in a shorter rear return block at the right (east) end which also contains the principal stair. The entrance block links the main block to an C18 wing to the north-east on the same axis as the main block. Some evidence that the main block has been extended by one room at the left end and was formerly symmetrical with a central entrance. Interior adapted for present use with some C20 partitions. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 5-bay south front with deep eaves and corner pilasters and a slated verandah across the 4 right hand bays supported on iron lattice posts. C19 2-leaf glazed French windows to the ground floor with glazing bars and margin panes except the first bay from the left which is a canted bay with a similar window in the centre and glazed lights with small panes to left and right. The entrance elevation, facing east, is 3 bays with a central C19 porch with Doric columns and an entablature with dentil cornice. Half-glazed C19 front door with a rectangular fanlight and side lights ; left and right tall C19 2-light casements with glazing bars and margin panes ; 3 C19 first floor 12-pane sashes. The south side of the C18 service wing has 3 ground floor and 1 first floor C18 casements of 3 lights with square leaded panes, the ground floor windows with stanchions ; first floor window left is a larger casement. Interior: C19 joinery includes shutters, doors and a probably late C19 stair with elaborate turned balusters and wreathed handrails. There is a good series of C19 iron grates and chimney pieces of various designs. Conventional C19 roof to main range; 2 apex trusses, probably C18, to the wing using both pegs and nails.

Listing NGR: SS9586822414


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 17 Apr 2006
Reference: IOE01/15309/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Norman Hopkins. Source Historic England Archive
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